2017 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Mazda6

The battle for dominance in the mid-size sedan space rages on, and two of the chief competitors in this segment are the Toyota Camry and the lesser-known Mazda6. See how these two sedans compete in this head to head 2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Mazda6 showdown.

In the battle of looks, it’s difficult to pick a clear winner. The Mazda6 has a bold profile with beautiful lines that flow throughout the bodywork. The Camry on the other hand has an aggressive stance with luxurious and stylish lines that start in the hood and stretch all the way to the back. Declaring a clear winner here is all but impossible. This time beauty really is in the eye of the beholder. We will have to leave it up to you to decide which one looks best. Look to the comparison chart below to learn more about these vehicles, or click through our inventories to see everything that these two impressive machines have to offer.


2017 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Mazda6
$23,070 MSRP $21,945
178 Horsepower 184
Standard Remote Keyless Entry Standard
41.6” Front 38.9” Rear Legroom 42.2” Front 38.7” Rear
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Differences between the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Mazda6

As you can see from the chart, both vehicles have a lot of similarities. Both feature similar price points, both have horsepower figures that are impressive and on par with one another, and both feature amazingly roomy interiors with plenty of legroom to go around.

A big difference that can’t be illustrated in the chart above, is how these two vehicles drive. The Camry is poised. It wants to move, it handles responsively, and it’s not too aggressive. The Mazda6 on the other hand, is a surprisingly aggressive car that give you an amazing feel for the road. In other words the Camry is a fun and sporty sedan, whereas the Mazda6 is a driver’s car.

These two cars are very different in the way they look and the way they handle, but both are extremely capable, you just have to figure out which model will be right for you. The best way to do that is to simply get behind the wheel and test drive one of these impressive 2017 models for yourself.

Continental Motors serving Chicagoland has dealerships that provide both of these great brands. Our Toyota dealership can be found in Hodgkins on La Grange road, and our Mazda dealership is conveniently located in Naperville on Aurora Avenue. Stop in at either of our locations today, and let us set you up with a test drive.

2017 Toyota Camry interior dash steering wheel and infotainment system
2017 Mazda6 steering wheel with convenience controls
2017 Toyota Camry black interior with red stitched seats
2017 Mazda6 two tone interior tan and black seats

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